Tesla picks Austin, Tulsa as finalists for new US factory
May 17, 2020
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla has picked Austin, Texas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, as finalists for its new U.S. assembly plant, a person briefed on the matter said Friday.
The person says company officials visited Tulsa in the past week and were shown two sites.
It wasn't clear if there were any other finalists in the mix. The person, who didn't want to be identified because the site selection process is secret, said no final decision has been made.
The new factory will be Tesla's biggest so far. The electric car maker has said it wants the factory to be in the center of the country and closer to East...